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Girls on the Run 5k


Sat, June 10, 2017
9:30 AM

Marine Parade Grounds
Broad & Intrepid
Philadelphia, PA,19112

Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade.  The organization teaches life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event, taking place in 2017 at the Navy Yard. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. Girls on the Run Philadelphia is currently available at 21 sites with 24 teams across Philadelphia.  Since its inception Girls on the Run Philadelphia has served over 500 young girls! 

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